Review one lawyer's fight vs. Harris County probation officials.
A Houston police officer shot a suspected home burglar who refused commands to show his hands and then pulled what the officer feared was a weapon, authorities said. Detectives launched an investigation into the officer-involved shooting, which occurred about 5 p.m. Tuesday in the 10409 block of Amblewood. Contreras, who has been with the force two years, told investigators the juvenile began to pull out what looked like a "shiny object."
J.C. Penney Co., under major pricing and merchandising changes, swung to a bigger-than-expected first-quarter loss and said Tuesday it no longer expects to meet its previous profit forecast for the year as it sees more restructuring charges.
Three members of the all-Republican Texas Supreme Court face re-election this year, but two will have to survive primary opponents who accuse the court of becoming too pro-business.
Researchers say they've shown that certain plants have smarts during dry times.
Gov. Rick Perry isn't saying whether he approves of the University of Texas at Austin president whose job was reported to be in jeopardy.
U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson has placed her longtime chief of staff on administrative leave.
A Central Texas teenager has pleaded guilty to murder in the 2011 Waco drive-by fatal shooting of another youth.
UH picked up six first-place votes in the preseason American Athletic Conference media poll and was selected third in the 11-team league behind Cincinnati and defending champion Central Florida. "For the last two years or so as head coach, I've used the word young quite often," Levine said. Since the end of last season, I really haven't used that word at all. Levine's program has depth and experience at seemingly every position, along with two players in quarterback John O'Korn and kick returner/receiver Demarcus Ayers who earned postseason recognition last year. Bryce Redman, a three-year starter at center, and Rowdy Harper, a four-year starter at guard, anchor UH's offensive line and pave the way for a backfield that returns its top six rushers.